Frank

Cade’s Cove

A postcard from the Great Smokey Mountains

Pretty Halloween Postcard

Look at that beautiful Jasmie Becket-Griffith card.

Love in a Sausage

One of the great unexplained mysteries of 1909. Why are two Dutch kids in this Valentine’s card with a Love in a Sausage line?

Victorian Cat

Got this one as a gift from a set of postcards I bought from Poland. The art is exquisite.

Big Eyes and Butterflies

These beautiful outgoing cards are by Camilla d’Errico. I’m obsessed with big-eye art these days. More to come.

Passive-Aggressive Postcards: Friends in Low Places

August 31, 1912
Mont Blanc
To: An Entire City Block
From: Jane and Fred

Entering the Champs [illegible]. Views beautiful. High spirits. Low cash.

Postcard Photography

I’ve tried holding cars outside by hand. I’ve tried photographing on a white sheet of paper. I’ve tried gray backgrounds. Wood backgrounds. But I think this flat back works best. What do you think?

Passive-Aggressive Postcards: Homely

August 23, 1908
Woodland, Pennsylvania
To: Margery
From: Ira

Hello Margery: Hope you will know these homely kids. I haven’t any thing better to send. Please accept it with my love. Ira.